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Rivière-du-Loup

Cégep de Rivière-du-loup

Population

19, 767

Salaire minimum

12.50

Aéroports

YRI

Rivière-du-Loup Airport
Rivière du Loup, Québec

Welcome to Rivière-du-Loup

Rivière-du-Loup is a small city on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River in the Province of Québec. This city is the heart of the Rivière-du-Loup Regional County Municipality, and it also belongs to the district of Kamouraska. It is located in the in the beautiful region of Bas-Saint-Laurent, 200 km east of the Québec/Lévis National Capital region.

Accommodation
Student Summer Lodging in campus residencies

Service du logement du Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup

logement@cegep-rdl.qc.ca
418 862-6903, ext. 2251
Bas-Saint-Laurent – Résidences

Websites for lodging off campus

LesPAC – Rivière-du-Loup (French only)
Petites Annonces – Info Dimanche (French only)
Logis Quebec (French only)
Je Me Loge (French only)

General Websites

Prop2Go
Airbnb
Kijiji

 

Laws and regulations related to the Residential Tenancies acts for the Province of Québec

Laws and regulations in the rental residential properties in the Province of Québec

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

An Act respecting the Régie du logement

Québec – Lois et règlements
Légis Québec – An Act Respecting the Régie du logement

La Régie du logement is a specialized tribunal that has competence in residential lease matters.

Québec – Legalization of cannabis

Rights and Obligations of Tenants

Québec – Rights and Obligations of the Lessor

Coalition of housing committees and tenants’ associations in Quebec

RCLALQ (French only)

Transportation
Driving directions

Rivière-du-Loup is located 435 km eastbound from Montréal City and 200 km eastbound from Québec City. It is accessible through some of the main highways: Highway 40E, on the north bank of St. Lawrence River (from Montréal to Québec city), Highway 20E, on the south bank of St. Lawrence River (from Montréal and Lévis), or taking the coastal route 132, also called Route des navigateurs.

Route des navigateurs

Airports

There is no major airport near Rivière-du-Loup, but you can transfer by bus, train or car from the airports of Montréal and Québec city.

 

Airport Montreal-Trudeau

Aéroports de Montréal

 

Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport

Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport

Central Train Station

There is a train that connects Montréal and Québec City to Rivière-du-Loup.

The Montreal-Halifax route travels through the bas Saint-Laurent region three times a week.

VIA Rail – Halifax-Montreal / Gaspe-Montreal (PDF)

 

The train station is located at 615 rue Lafontaine in Rivière-du-loup (888) 842-7245.

VIA Rail – Rivière-du-Loup train station

Bus Central Station

There are some buses that are a connection Montréal and Québec City to Rivière-du-Loup every week.

See following websites for more information.

Autocars Orléans Express 1 888 999-3977
Orléans Express – Schedules
Busbud

Rideshare Community

Kangaride
1-855-526-4274

Taxi listing

Yellow PAges – Taxis in Riviére-du-loup

Road condition and Traffic information

Québec 511

Employment Standards
Act respecting labour Standards

CNESST – Acts and Regulations

Other information on Labour Standards in the Province of Québec

CNESST

Medical care and clinics
Non-emergency medical care

If you need to see a doctor, please go to medical clinics without appointment to get non-emergency medical care. Check the list of medical clinics in the following websites.

 

GMF DU GRAND-PORTAGE (CLINIQUE MÉDICALE FRONTENAC)

Québec – GMF du Grand-Portage (Clinique Médicale Frontenac)

 

GMF DU GRAND-PORTAGE (CLSC DE RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP)

Québec – GMF du Grand-Portage (CLSC de Rivière-du-Loup)
Bonjour-santé

 

Info-Santé 8-1-1 is a free and confidential telephone consultation service. Dialing 8-1-1 promptly puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Anyone living in Québec can call Info-Santé 8-1-1 for themselves or a family member.

Info-Santé 811

Medical emergency

If there is a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital.

911 – emergency number (toll free)

Call this number for all emergencies where there is a danger to life or property

Activities and Events

The people of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region are very friendly. The beautiful landscape and the lively communities make it a very nice place to stay in the summer. Here are some websites that provide information on events and festivals and other interesting activities to do.

Bas-Saint-Laurent
Québec Original – Navigator’s Route
ICI – Rivière-du-Loup
Ville de Rivière-du-Loup
Tourisme Rivière-du-Loup
Quebecgetaways.com
Bière Fest (French only)
Festival de l’humour (French only)
Rivière-du-Loup en spectacles (French only)
Festival-concours de musique de Rivière-du-Loup et de la région du Bas-Saint-Laurent (French only)
Coups de coeur pour le Québec (French only)